How to prepare a boat for winter: Expert lay-up tips


Rupert Holmes looks at the key issues to consider when the time comes to prepare a boat for winter lay-up… Don’t be tempted to haul ashore and then leave the boat until spring Many of us are lucky enough to be able to keep our boats afloat all year and can therefore sneak in some […]

First Look: Dufour 32 – sporty and fun


The Dufour 32 promises to be sporty and fun to sail. Theo Stocker takes a look at the new baby in the smaller cruising yacht market Solar panels along the boom casing, and a generous performance sail plan makes this boat interesting. Credit: Dufour Yachts New cruising yachts have been getting ever bigger in recent […]

Abeking & Rasmussen has a lot of diversity in its order book

Abeking & Rasmussen

The month of October marks Abeking & Rasmussen’s 114th birthday. The month of October marks Abeking & Rasmussen’s 114th birthday. Founded in 1907, the German based shipyard, has many reasons to celebrate: It has been the most versatile year regarding projects since the company has been founded – by far. The yard’s 387-foot/118 -meter motoryacht—the […]

Cruising the Great Loop: From Savannah to Norfolk in a Princess V48


Princess V48 owner Elliott Maurice battles steering issues, notorious reefs, dangerous reptiles and the might of the US Navy to visit some of the East Coast’s most historic harbours en route to New York and the Great Lakes. All photos: Elliott Maurice This is Part 3 of our Cruising the Great Loop series, make sure […]

Enjoy a discounted Christmas charter rate with gorgeous 60m superyacht DREAM

Abeking and Rasmussen-DREAM

The 60m Abeking and Rasmussen built motor yacht DREAM is offering an unmissable discount over Christmas for 7 days ending no later than December 28th in St Martin, Leeward Islands, Caribbean. Launched in 2001 and refitted in 2017, Bannenberg & Rowell is responsible for her beautiful interior styling, which accommodates up to 12 guests, in […]

2022 Fountain 38 SC running 103mph

2022 Fountain 38 SC

Chris Bazor (Propbender) and I from Grander Marine, ran a 2022 Fountain 38 SC with Quad Mercury 450 Racing motors 103mph. I made this video of the experience, click the link to watch the best quality on Youtube. This is the fastest speed ever recorded for a true production center console. LINK: 103mph on a […]